Definitions

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  • n. A savoury pan-fried Japanese batter cake including many vegetables.

Etymologies

Japanese お好み焼き: Okonomi "what you like", or "what you want" + yaki "grilled" or "cook" (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Since osaka style okonomiyaki is easier for beginners, I went with that.

    ARF-5-A Day Tuesday. Something new something old and something bought

  • The shape, cooking method, etc of an Osaka-style okonomiyaki which is what is generally called okonomiyaki with the Hiroshima-style always being prefaced with 'Hiroshima-style' is very much like a pancake.

    When oh when...

  • That's because the Osaka-style okonomiyaki, which is much more popular where I am from, is very different from the Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.

    When oh when...

  • A further five three-star restaurants are located in Osaka, a city renowned as the birthplace of "okonomiyaki" - a kind of pancake cooked on a hotplate table - while a further two top-starred eateries are in Kobe, a name famous for its associations with high-quality beef.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Many of the cutting-edge machines on show are eye-popping, but industrial robot "Motoman" also put on a mouth-watering performance, deftly flipping a Japanese savoury pancake called okonomiyaki on a sizzling hotplate.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Reply this is not the same kind of okonomiyaki that they have in the tokyo area but if its as good as that it should be good stuff. i may have to try to make it

    Japanese Recipe: Okonomiyaki | The Anime Blog

  • Appropriately - 'okonomiyaki' apparently means cook what you like.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • Various prototype robo-chefs showed off their cooking skills at the International Food Machinery and Technology Expo in Tokyo this week, flipping "okonomiyaki" Japanese pancakes, serving sushi and slicing vegetables.

    FOXNews.com

  • Yea, we are looking for that ` famous ` Japanese pancake place "okonomiyaki" that nobody has ever heard of.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • Thursday night, Lauren and I made okonomiyaki, which is a traditional Japanese dish ( "okonomi" means "whatever you like, and" yaki "means" cooked ").

    RVABlogs

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